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updated 5 years ago
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My 1 yr old female cat went missing for a couple of days when she returned she appears to be deaf & wild. she was mostly an indoor cat & very loving, now she acts as if she doesn't even recognize us. I put food out for her & she'll sneak ...
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updated 5 years ago
MY 11 yr/ old beagle had been coughing and i didn't pay attention - I thought she had hair in her throat and thought she was clearing it. I took her to he Vet yesterday and the Dr. put her on Temarill twice a day 1.5 pills. I have noticed she is out ...
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
My 10 year old lab pees when he's excited, is that good or bad?
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
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My 8 month old puppy who is an American Bulldog was diagnosed with double hip dysplasia and instead of surgery I am considering stem cell therapy. I have been researching this topic but not very clear on some of it. Is STEM therapy a good option?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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About a year ago I adopted an elderly fox hound, she came to me with a bladder infection that no matter how many times treated it re occurs, I know she is terribly uncomfortable...is there anything I can do other than keep treating with antibiotics? ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
I rescued a five year old cat that will not eat canned food at all. I’m concerned whether or not she is getting enough nutrients in her dry food. Should I be giving her some additional supplements?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
One of my 3 cats is urinating in inappropriate places. The vet diagnosed cystitis (after he found blood in his urine)and the cat is on a regimen of amoxilin and methagel for 3 weeks. My boyfriend has insisted that the cats be shut in one room of our ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I just adopted two kittens from an organization that first placed the kittens in temporary foster homes. The 3-month old male has had diarrhea and semi-solid stool for 6 days now. He also involuntarily drips watery fecal matter from his anus, especia...
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updated 6 years ago
My pug is a neurtered 2 year old female who is about 5 pounds overweight. I try to take her for walks, but her breathing becomes so labored it's frightening. It takes her a very long time to recover. Our vet can find nothing wrong, but I wonder if sh...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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They say she was about 4. We love the kitty, but she is so frightened. She is just now venturing out to visit us, but runs when we move and hides. Will never come out when others are here. Would another cat (male/female) help or hinder her. We don't ...
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updated 6 years ago
What are treatment for asthma in cats?
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updated 6 years ago
What are treatment for asthma in cats?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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I have tried to research this, but it just scares me. What do you have to say about this spot?
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updated 6 years ago
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Is there any relationship between hyperthyroidism and rectal bleeding in a cat? My 12-year-old male cat seems relatively healthy on the whole. I give him a 5 mg. methimazole tablet daily. He urinates and has bowel movements on a regular basis. Howeve...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Behavior
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my husband died & daughter moved in with 3 cats...about 4 months ago...I have 2 cat's..both about 10 yrs. old..we have introduced them very slowly. Until about 2 weeks ago he was friendly with the female, they even played so we can't figure out w...
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updated 2 years ago
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updated 6 years ago
What are treatment for asthma in cats?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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I have tried to research this, but it just scares me. What do you have to say about this spot?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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About a year ago I adopted an elderly fox hound, she came to me with a bladder infection that no matter how many times treated it re occurs, I know she is terribly uncomfortable...is there anything I can do other than keep treating with antibiotics? ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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I have tried to research this, but it just scares me. What do you have to say about this spot?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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About six months ago a litter of kittens were born by our house, we fed the mother and the kittens. two of them had real bad sinuses or something. their eyes and noses were always clogged like they had a cold. one cat was worse than the other. But, n...
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updated 6 years ago
My pug is a neurtered 2 year old female who is about 5 pounds overweight. I try to take her for walks, but her breathing becomes so labored it's frightening. It takes her a very long time to recover. Our vet can find nothing wrong, but I wonder if sh...
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67
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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Is there any relationship between hyperthyroidism and rectal bleeding in a cat? My 12-year-old male cat seems relatively healthy on the whole. I give him a 5 mg. methimazole tablet daily. He urinates and has bowel movements on a regular basis. Howeve...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Our female 6 year old shepherd mix dog has had surgery for bladder stones 3 years in a row, each about 1 year apart. She had both types of stones (struvate and oxylate?) the second time. I'm not sure as to which type she had this last time as the res...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have an 11 year old cat who on a recent blood test had very slightly elevated levels of BUN and CRE. For years I have been giving him a little Half and Half daily to try to get more moisture into him; A vet suggested this. He gets moist food in the...
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
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My dog injured her knee on a hike, she favored her right hind leg for some time so I took her in for an xray. They said she damaged her knee, had a bone spur on it and should have surgery. They put her on a pain killer/anti-inflammatory medication wh...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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About a year ago I adopted an elderly fox hound, she came to me with a bladder infection that no matter how many times treated it re occurs, I know she is terribly uncomfortable...is there anything I can do other than keep treating with antibiotics? ...
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updated 6 years ago
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She is beginning to play and I can now touch her - but she is skiddish - can't go close enough to bathe her (she really needs it) or take her to the vet for shots and to get a license. Any advice - should I give her any sedatives - she is making prog...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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She’s a female American Rottweiler that’s about 8 years old. I feel like I want to do something to save her but at the same time don’t want her to suffer.
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Our female 6 year old shepherd mix dog has had surgery for bladder stones 3 years in a row, each about 1 year apart. She had both types of stones (struvate and oxylate?) the second time. I'm not sure as to which type she had this last time as the res...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Our female 6 year old shepherd mix dog has had surgery for bladder stones 3 years in a row, each about 1 year apart. She had both types of stones (struvate and oxylate?) the second time. I'm not sure as to which type she had this last time as the res...
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65
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I just adopted two kittens from an organization that first placed the kittens in temporary foster homes. The 3-month old male has had diarrhea and semi-solid stool for 6 days now. He also involuntarily drips watery fecal matter from his anus, especia...
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65
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I just adopted two kittens from an organization that first placed the kittens in temporary foster homes. The 3-month old male has had diarrhea and semi-solid stool for 6 days now. He also involuntarily drips watery fecal matter from his anus, especia...
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65
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have an 11 year old cat who on a recent blood test had very slightly elevated levels of BUN and CRE. For years I have been giving him a little Half and Half daily to try to get more moisture into him; A vet suggested this. He gets moist food in the...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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What would cause a dog's feces to be green if she has not eaten grass or any green foods? In all my years of having dogs, I have never seen this before. She does not show any signs of sickness or lethargy. Thanks for answering.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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In all your rescued cats have you ever come across an Inflammed Eye Socket? I have been told by many vets that my Cat's illness is a mystery and they don't know much about Inflamed eye sockets. My Cat is Spayed 16ys (in Dec). All teeth pulled in July...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 6 years ago
My pug is a neurtered 2 year old female who is about 5 pounds overweight. I try to take her for walks, but her breathing becomes so labored it's frightening. It takes her a very long time to recover. Our vet can find nothing wrong, but I wonder if sh...
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64
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have an 11 year old cat who on a recent blood test had very slightly elevated levels of BUN and CRE. For years I have been giving him a little Half and Half daily to try to get more moisture into him; A vet suggested this. He gets moist food in the...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Vaccinations
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My wife and I recently lost our cat to what we believe was a heart attack. To have a cat live with us for 8 years, then suddenly die without warning or symptom has been devastating. We want to get another kitten but are concerned the same thing might...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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Rescued female chihuahua age 4-5, weighs 3 pounds and have had her for 3 years. Vet recommends having her spayed as a way to protect her in the future relative to other diseases. Please share your opinion also.
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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He is on deramaxx. he is beginning to show signs of weakness in his other hind leg and has a hard time getting up and walking. do you think glucosamine in addition to the deramaxx would help?
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Behavior
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I have a friend that recently moved into a brand new home. Her cat has started to use her white banister as a scratching post. She has put out a few scratching posts, but he is not interested in them. She also cuts his nails. She is considering decla...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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We have two Yorkshire Terrier’s (both under 5Ibs). Both are being fed wet food only (kangaroo and parsnip for one and the other one gets wild rabbit and potato). We have recently started to add some nutrition into their diet as well. The reason for t...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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One wing hangs down and drags on the ground. The other wing--well, there is very little left, just a few feathers. The duck seems very happy. He eats, drinks, and we gave him a little pool which he loves. We duct taped the wing that was hanging, and ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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I have an 11 year old male, neutered kitty (on of 10 rescues I have)that started sneezing 2-3 days ago and his right eye periodically looks weepy. He is, as they all are, an indoor kitty. He is eating, not a lot, but I am worried. Since I am retired ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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I have an 11 year old male, neutered kitty (on of 10 rescues I have)that started sneezing 2-3 days ago and his right eye periodically looks weepy. He is, as they all are, an indoor kitty. He is eating, not a lot, but I am worried. Since I am retired ...
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updated 2 years ago
She has been on steroids and bronchodialators for years. It seems the steroid (prednisilone) has stopped being effective. Can I just keep her on 1.25 mg terbutaline (bronchodilator) daily, without the added steroid?
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